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Studies on VA medical foster homes show good outcomes for Vets

Mitch Mirkin of VA Research Communications interviews Dr. Cari Levy, chief of palliative care at the Denver VA Medical Center and associate director of the Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Research. Levy talks about the concept of the VA medical foster home, and explains what her studies have shown regarding this innovative model of long-term care for Veterans. VA medical foster homes are private family homes in which trained caregivers provides 24/7 services to no more than three individuals. The homes go through a rigorous inspection and approval process.

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Studies on VA medical foster homes show good outcomes for Vets

(Dr. Cari Levy)

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